present tense third-person singular of set
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as in sits
to cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop the hen set for days

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as in squats
chiefly dialect to rest on the buttocks or haunches come over and set for a spell

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sets

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plural of set
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as in factions
a group of people acting together within a larger group the younger set is less likely to volunteer for the church's annual rummage sale

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as in decors
the array of painted backgrounds and furnishings used to establish the setting in a stage production built sets for the play

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“Sets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sets. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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